The Parkinson’s Liferaft Podcast

The aim is to connect people who are interested in Parkinson’s via interviews from various different angles.

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Monday May 01, 2023

Jonathan Grundy has had Parkinson's for some years now and yet still manages to ride his bicycle all over London and volunteer for Research Trials.  He speaks French and Spanish and is a lighting expert ..... and here he is now to light up our podcast.

Sunday Apr 02, 2023

Will Cook, energetic CEO of Cure Parkinson's, tells us how he and his team are innovative and disruptive to give justified hope to curing Parkinson's.

Tuesday Dec 06, 2022

Matt Eagles was diagnosed with Parkinson's at the age of 7.  Thanks to a brain implant, he is living a happy and productive life.

Monday Oct 10, 2022

Philippa Fawcett has Parkinson's .... and she also has an interesting tale to tell .... she's funny and delightful ... you'll love this episode.

Tuesday Sep 06, 2022

Mental strength is so important ..... Gary is Chair of the Board of Trustees of Parkinson's UK.  He has Parkinson's and yet he still runs marathons, cycles, swims, chairs two other big organisations and is involved in many other things.... he's a marvel and a perfect example of a 'can do' attitude .... he lives and loves life!

Saturday Aug 06, 2022

Beckie Port is a multi-award winning science communication and engagement specialist.
In this episode, Beckie makes the science of Parkinson's Disease clear and easy to understand.

Wednesday Jul 06, 2022

Dr Ellen Poliakoff, Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience at Manchester University explains her project BEAM ..... how Body and Eye and Movement connect and help people with Parkinson's to train themselves to move when they are stuck.


Monday Jun 06, 2022

Monday Jun 06, 2022

Dr Elina Tripoliti, Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist explains all about speech and movement disorders

Movement is Key

Friday May 06, 2022

Friday May 06, 2022

An interview with Steph Kurtovich Neurological Physiotherapist

Many Resources Available

Friday Apr 08, 2022

Friday Apr 08, 2022

An interview with Nick Ephgrave Local Adviser Parkinson’s UK

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